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Relax with a book by the heated and fenced pool

Gite | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 9

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming Pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
  • Car advised

***20% discount off return Brittany Ferries car crossings for all guests so a HUGE saving for everyone!***

A child friendly 4 bedroom barn conversion able to sleep up to 9 guests plus babies, ideally located only a 2 minute stroll from a lively village & only 10 minutes by car from wonderful sandy 'blue flag' beaches.

To tempt you..... King-size comfortable beds, home cinema TV with UK channels , Wii console, x-box 360, internet access, iPod docking station, Jacuzzi baths, 5 burner range cooker, plus a huge range of books (for all ages), films, magazines and a swing ball in the garden for your family evening tournaments, 12x6m shared HEATED & FENCED shared swimming pool (so a great chance to meet and play with new friends), toddler pool slide, security FENCED pool with a lockable gate.

We specifically cater for families with children by supplying everything you should need. We have an extensive library of excellent books (incl. lots of bed time stories), children's board games and toys from dressing up clothes to train sets, a huge library of films for the whole family & Wii console.

For the babies - We also include, in the price, a steriliser, bottle warmer, food blender, children's crockery, cutlery, a travel cot, changing mat, baby bath, high chair & push chair and stair gates.

And for the grown-ups – Peace of mind that the kids are entertained in a safe, fun environment, baby-sitting and maid service available to really help you have the holiday you deserve, home cinema TV, for you to enjoy, when they are tucked up in bed, Jacuzzi baths for you to relax in (we also supply the bubbles!), iPod docking station so you can listen to your music, internet access for planning tomorrows family adventure, Nespresso coffee machine for sublime coffee, plenty of magazines and books to read whilst relaxing in the sun, a Wii console for a fun game of tennis with your family and friends & of course….. plenty of wine glasses in the cupboard!

Size Sleeps up to 9, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Les Conches & La Tranche sur Mer (10 minutes away
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: La Rochelle (35 miles) Nantes (61 miles), Nearest railway: La Roche sur Yon (10 miles)
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Video player, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (5), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Relax in one of the sofas and enjoy the 'home cinema large TV' experience excellent for watching either sports, 'the tweenies' or a good old fashion film. Or simply just relax with a glass of wine and a good book (a huge library of excellent English books supplied including fiction, romance novels, biography & thrillers!), If you prefer, plug in your iPod and listen to your favourite artist whilst enjoying some easy reading laying in the sun. The excellent variety of magazines will keep you entertained.

The older kids will love the Wii console and X-box 360 with interactive family games, whilst the little ones will love the toys, games & dressing up clothes and toys for them to enjoy - Happy children = Happy parents!

Not to be missed by the whole family is the huge selection of family/children's films. Over 50 classic family Disney, Warner Bros, Fox & Universal top titles plus many many more.

A helpful comprehensive folder located in the sitting room lists local restaurants, both child-friendly and 'just for the grown-ups', top-ten activities to do with the kids, plus maps of the area, best beaches to visit, plus much more. Excellent for planning your days out and a great read over a glass of wine!

The open plan social sitting room is partially covered with rugs for maximum comfort and offers large sofas, plus lots of puzzles and children's toys from train sets to dressing up clothes and princess slippers. This area has two half flight stairs which both have stair gates fitted.

The kitchen is the social hub of the barn and is very well equipped including a large 5 burner range cooker (great for when cooking for large numbers), a farmhouse table with 8 chairs, cafetiere, Nespresso coffee machine, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine, fridge/freezer and ironing facilities. Those little extra's - You will also find kitchen essentials like washing up liquid, dish clothes, bin bags, kitchen foil, cling-film & toilet rolls.

It's the little things that will make this a holiday to remember......

Baking fun - In your holiday home you will also find child friendly, colourful and fun baking equipment so the kids can really have some fun on holiday making a mess! Mixing bowl, spatulas, wooden spoons, teddy silicone mould, whisk, cookie cutters, chocolate moulds plus rolling pin all ready and waiting for the whole family to enjoy. Choose your favourite cupcake from one of the many wonderful recipes supplied (including cappuccino, crème brulee and lemon chiffon) in an easy to follow recipe binder which we are sure the kids, and of course the parents, will love! We also supply fun, easy-to-follow, baby & toddler recipes so the older children can help mum and dad cook for their younger sister, brother or cousin.

Colouring corner- Kids can relax in the evening and enjoy colouring and drawing - 'Best Friends doodles' express the joy of friendship with it's cool pictures to create, colour and complete. Plus wonderful big busy work sheets with puzzles, mazes, searches, spot the difference, doodling, drawing and colouring. All colouring pencils included so the kids can have creative relaxing time enjoying drawing the best parts of their holiday!

Le Pressoir has 2 master bedrooms, 1 twin & 1 triple bedroom. The property is on three levels, upper ground floor, ground floor and lower ground floor (which is semi basement). There are only 3 steps between the upper ground floor and the ground floor and 7 steps between the ground floor and lower ground floor and stair gates have been fitted.

Upper Ground Floor - The open-plan sitting room and kitchen

Ground Floor - A double bedroom, the twin bedroom and family Jacuzzi bathroom

Lower Ground Floor (semi basement) - A double bedroom, the triple bedroom and family Jacuzzi bathroom

****Floor plans and room dimensions can be found on our web-site*****

Each bathroom has been equipped with modern home comforts including a Jacuzzi bath, separate multi-jet shower systems and double hand basins.

Happy children = Happy parents!

For Toddlers up to 8-year-olds

• Children's outdoor furniture

• Themed children's place mats, crockery & cutlery

• UK TV channels

• Large collection of top-title family films

• Cooking/baking and colouring equipment

• Books for all ages, including plenty of bedtime stories

• Musical mobiles for peaceful bedtimes for the little ones

• Train sets, building blocks and baby toys

• Monster trucks, doll's house plus lots of great toys, puzzles and games

• Dressing up clothes with princess slippers

• Toddler pool slide

For 8-year-olds up to Teenagers

• All of the above plus...

• Wii console & X-box 360

• iPod docking station

• Home cinema TV

• A selection of board games for the whole family to enjoy

For Teenagers & Young Adults

• All of the above plus...

• Quad bikes & karting only 5 minutes away

• Forest assault course on zip wire through the trees 10 minutes away

• Jet skiing, kite surfing & boating only 10 minutes away

• Internet access

• Cyber-café in the village of Angles

• Nightclubs in La-Tranche-sur-Mer

In the villa you will find a list of our "Top 10 Things to do with the Kids" in and around Angles. The list includes local adventure parks, theme parks and water parks, along with many other exciting activities!

***20% discount off return Brittany Ferries car crossings for all guests so a HUGE saving for everyone!***

**** Please please please always give us a contact number when making an enquiry, as many replies end up in junk/spam folders. You will always receive a reply from us within an hour of sending an enquiry - we promise.*****

Further details outdoors

The 12 x 6 metre shared swimming pool and toddler slide is surrounded by 150m2 of decking. The pool has been specifically designed and built with children's enjoyment in mind and has both a SAFETY FENCE and has lockable child safety gates.

The shallow end is only 1.05m deep (i.e. shallower than normal), so young children can stand in the water easily. Please note - the pool is shared between our 3 properties, Le Palmier, Le Pressoir and La Pergola so a great opportunity for the kids to meet & play with new friends.

The shade on your private terrace area gives a welcome break from the midday sun, it is also the perfect spot to relax as lunch is served! You will also find garden furniture in the way of a picnic bench, additional sun chairs, a chimney style BBQ (great for French sausages) so you can enjoy your 'Pimms' on the terrace at 5pm whilst getting the kids tea ready!

The garden is accessed by 7 steps leading down to the terrace area (stair gate at top) The garden is full of lots of shrubs, plants and trees and overlooks the swimming pool, it is divided by a 1.8m fence (with a large Palm tree in front) to the neighbouring property of Le Palmier.

**** Please please please always give us a contact number when making an enquiry, as many replies end up in junk/spam folders. You will always receive a reply from us within an hour of sending an enquiry - we promise.*****

Further details

Listed below are the great benefits to Le Pressoir, see how many tick your boxes...

*10 minutes from 'blue flag' sandy beaches

*Village location with great bars/cafes & restaurants

*Detached child friendly 4 bedroom barn conversion (120m2)

*Heated & Fenced swimming pool

*Toddler pool slide

*Internet access

*iPod docking station

*Wii console

*Home cinema TV

*UK TV channels

*Huge range of children's toys & books

*Swing ball in the garden

*Very comfortable beds with mattress toppers

*Cotton linen provided

*Hand and bath towels supplied

*All baby equipment supplied

*20% off Brittany ferry crossings

*Sunday changeover

*Airport pick up and drop off (additional charge)

*Taxi service to & from restaurants (additional charge)

*Daily maid service (additional charge)

If you got 22/22.....you may have just found your next holiday!!

***20% discount off return Brittany Ferries car crossings for all guests so a HUGE saving for everyone!***

**** Please please please always give us a contact number when making an enquiry, as many replies end up in junk/spam folders. You will always receive a reply from us within an hour of sending an enquiry - we promise.*****

The Poitou-Charentes/Vendee region

Le Pressoir is only a 2 minute stroll from the centre of Angles, which has a large street market on both Wednesday and Sunday mornings - an excellent opportunity to sample much of the locally produced food, including cheese, meat, fish and wine.

In the summer months Angles organises special events in the square including fun days, evening entertainers, jazz and blues nights, firework displays and night markets. You can sit with the locals and enjoy 'moules & frites' listening to a band and watch the kids dance to their hearts content.

Located so close to the village, you can either take a leisurely walk down in the morning to pick up your fresh baguette and croissants, or stroll down in the evenings to a choice of great restaurants. You don’t have to load all the kids in the car (plus all of the equipment that comes with having a family) to have a great meal.

The village has its own Office de Tourisme, as well as a post office, two banks, a hairdresser, a beauty salon, an aromatherapist, a pharmacy, five cafés/bars and four restaurants. There are also two supermarkets, two butchers, a fishmonger and a fruit & vegetable shop.

The large fishing port of l'Aiguillon is just 10 minutes away. Early risers can choose from a range of freshly-caught fish, mussels, oysters, langoustine and gambas at the town's fish market which is open every weekday at 5am. Those who prefer a lie-in can sample the seafood later in the day at one of the many wonderful fish restaurants in the town.

With the Vendée's wonderful micro-climate, & less than an hour from La Rochelle, our luxury gite makes the perfect getaway for those wanting a quick, easy trip to sandy beaches & sunshine.

Don't forget, if you need picking up/dropping off at the air-port we offer transport to suite all needs. Due to the strict levels of drinking and driving laws in France we also offer a taxi service to and from local restaurants and attractions - Please contact us for details.

La Tranche sur Mer

Blue Flag Sandy Beaches (10 minutes away by car)

The fantastic sandy beaches are over 13 kilometres long - and 8 kilometres of them face due south. La-Tranche-sur-Mer and Les Conches are ideal for families with children. They are approved as a "Kids’ Station", which means that the resort is a safe environment for children to play in. It also has specialist equipment and entertainments which specifically cater for families.

Great Quad Bike/karting experience (2 minutes away by car)

Let the kids (and indeed the big boys!) be the next Lewis Hamilton or Jenson Button for a while! Whiz around the course and have a great thrill trying to beat your opponents. For safety reasons, the kids go on the course only with other children and the safety briefing is excellent. Whilst they are having fun on the track, the rest of the party can have a nice coffee in the covered terrace area. www.vendee-kart.fr

Indian Forest Adventure (5 minutes away by car)

This great theme park has marked trails in a forest, as well as 122 different challenges. Suspended on safety harnesses, you are able to climb, swing, dismount and even slide across the forest at a height of 20ft above the ground. There is also an adventure area for toddlers, with themed bouncy castles, a ball park, rock climbing and an inflatable park. This is an excellent day out for both children and adults and is just 5 minutes from our gîtes. www.indian-forest-atlantique.com

Sporting activities on the beach (10 minutes away by car)

The beach at La-Tranche-sur-Mer has a 6-hectare area of water for water sports. The "Cercle Nautique Tranchais" (CNT) offers sailing, windsurfing, kite-surfing and sand-sailing. The area is also superb for boating and surfing enthusiasts

www.perso.orange.fr/CNT/

Adventure Park & Chateau (15 minutes away by car)

Experience the ‘historic adventure' in the setting of the grounds of the 'Chateau ee La Guignardiere'. Visit four continents of the world and solve the various puzzles as you go round. Get all the answers correct at the end the children get to open the treasure chest which holds a special reward for them. The park is set in 86 hectares of ancient trees, rows of menhires and wonderful animals such as deer, horses, ponies, swans and geese. www.chateau-aventuriers.com

Excellent golf courses (30 minutes away by car)

France is one of Europe's most popular golfing holiday destinations. It has over 25 of the Top 100 golf courses in Europe - and many golfers are now choosing to play in France rather than the traditional Spanish golf resorts. French golf courses are of an exceptionally high standard, are competitive and are well managed. We have 5 courses within easy reach! www.formule-golf.com

Aquarium La Rochelle (1hr away by car)

This is a 2 hour journey into the depth of the ocean - The kids will just loved it. There are over 10,000 Atlantic, Mediterranean and Tropical species to view in an amazing 3 million litres of water. The huge shark aquarium with 20 different species was amazing if not a little frightening . An excellent day out, probably one of the best aquariums you will ever visit. www.aquarium-larochelle.com/index.php?id_site=2

Dunes Adventure Park (1hr away by car)

With over 38 different activities for the children to play on, the kids are bound to find a favourite! The kids will thoroughly enjoyed everything on offer especially the water slides, trampolines (fully enclosed) and toboggan rides. A very safe, clean and friendly environment and lots of under cover shaded picnic area.

Puy du Fou (1hr 30mins away by car)

This is where time stands still - and will be an instant hit with children and adults alike. You'll see villages from different eras, gladiators still doing battle and Vikings launching attacks on fortified castles! In the summer, there are 28 evening/night shows with 300 fireworks per show, 2000 digitally-controlled projectors, 1500 computerised fountains, 4500 costumes and many more special effects. There are minstrels in the heart of the woods and master falconers in the meadows. You must book in advance for the evening show. www.puydufou.com

Cycle rail on tracks (1hr 30 away by car)

This is a great chance for the entire family to have some quality time together taking in the beautiful countryside, and wildlife whilst enjoying a picnic. The cycle cars are designed for either 4 or 5 people each and run along an amazing 10km stretch of former railway line (of course you don't have to do it all!) www.cc-atlancia.fr

Oceanile water park (2hrs away by car)

At the heat of Norimoutier this wonderful water park offers plenty of laughter for the entire family. Crystal- clear water heated to 28 degrees, giant toboggans, rubber rings (single and doubles), huge wave-filled swimming pool and cascading waterfalls await you. Great fun! http://www.oceanile.com/

Fishing on the rivers (5 minutes away by car)

You can enjoy two types of fishing - On the freshwater rivers upstream from the lock gates at Moricq, you can try for pike, perch, carp, bream and other bleak. You will need a licence which can be purchased at the villages Office du Tourism. Or you can fish in the saltwater reaches of the Lay, from the gates of Moricq to the mouth of the river which is subject to maritime regulations, so you can fish free of charge, for grey mullet, eels and plaice

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Review 1-3 of 3

6 Jan 2014

5/5

"A delightful gite, would recommend to friends"

Our family and friends had a fabulous holiday in Le Pressoir. It is the perfect set up for two families with children. We each had our own bedroom and bathroom space but a huge living area where we co… More

Thanks for taking the time to write to us - we are thrilled you had a great time at Le Pressoir and found the accommodation, especially the sitting room, a great place to relax and enjoy with your friends. We hope to see you back in Angles soon. Thanks again.

23 Aug 2013

2/5

"Not worth the money it cost to rent."

Pros:The layout was greatLocation greatPool was warmAir conditioning Loads of fridge spaceGreat service from the rental companyCons:Pool was not very cleanGarden scruffyWashing line uselessLockable ga… More

19 Feb 2013

4/5

"Comfortable, family friendly holiday house La Pergola"

"Booking process, toys, garden, swimming pool, size and layout, villages and beaches close-by all great.  Would definitely consider returning and we have recommended La Pergola to friends"

Thank you so much for taking the time to review La Pergola, we are thrilled that our holiday home worked so well for you and very much look forward to you returning soon.

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